Brazen Chariots

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W. W. Norton & Company, 2005 - History - 223 pages
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A tank officer's story of the desert war in North Africa, "Brazen Chariots" is one of the most widely praised war books ever published. Major Robert Crisp recounts Operation Crusader, the great tank battle waged against Rommel's Afrika Korps on the borders of Egypt.
 

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User Review  - lamour - LibraryThing

Crisp's account of commanding a British tank in the Libyian Desert in 1941 is an account of the terror of taking on the bigger and better German tanks not to mention the deadly 88 -mm antiaircraft ... Read full review

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From Time Magazine, Feb 1, 1960 The air force, the infantry, the surface warships, and submariners, the merchant marine—all have had their share of glory in the histories and novels of World War II ... Read full review

Contents

Foreword
9
First Day
29
Fourth Day
46
Sixth Day
67
Seventh Day
91
Eighth Day
104
Tenth Day II 8
118
Eleventh Day
134
Fourteenth Day
148
Seventeenth Day
163
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About the author (2005)

Robert Crisp was a South African Test cricketer, a major in the Third Royal Tank Regiment, and a journalist.

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